Studio Life

The Seamstress Tag  | Vlog

The Seamstress Tag | Vlog

Hi All!   It's been a minute - a long minute - since I last posted on my blog- where does the time go?? But since I was last here I did post a vlog on my YouTube channel, all about the best Fabrics for Bra Making!   And I'm back with the vlogs again this...

Part II Moving Vlog!

Part II Moving Vlog!

Hi All!   I'm back at it again with the vlogs!! And this time it's part II, so you can really see how the studio has come together and changed. I'm pretty much moved over to my new space, so now it's just about all the little details ahead!   I'm SO SO happy...

My First Vlog! Moving Studios

My First Vlog! Moving Studios

Hi All,   So I finally took the plunge. Video.   I have to say that it's been a pretty daunting- the whole idea of filming things- figuring out cameras & audio, thinking about lighting and the way that I want my videos to look.  There are so many things...

Rebranding and Moving

Rebranding and Moving

Hi All!   I have some exciting news to share with you!   Firstly - I've opened a new Etsy shop! So basically I've split my Etsy into two sister shops- on is my classic Bra Shop, and the other is my Swim Shop. Now you might wonder why I did this- and really,...

#BRANEWS May

#BRANEWS May

Hi All! Lots of fun things have been happening in the bra making world this month! Let's jump right into it!   Christine Haynes of City Stitching wrote a great article on her Bra Making Adventures So Far, a great read! Ying of Tailor made wrote two great articles...

Me Made May: Week 2

Me Made May: Week 2

Hi All, Week 2 of Me Made May has come and gone, and I have to admit that I wasn't quite as good at taking pictures of all my me-mades this week. I do wear me-mades every day, but a lot of the time they are repeats, or not super photo worthy (like my really old but...

Reflections & Resolutions

Reflections & Resolutions

  Hi All,   2017, it's already here. wow. 2016 seemed to be that year of a million little changes for me, and a settling process. The year before, 2015, was my year of HUGE changes, like starting my business, opening my studio and moving back home- it was a...

Time for a Change

Time for a Change

Hi All,   So.... notice anything new?   OMG, it's real, I got a new website! And let me tell you this has been a long time in the making, and has definitely been overdue. I remember when I first chose my old blogspot blog, thinking that it would be just a...

New Kits & FREE Shipping Draw!!

New Kits & FREE Shipping Draw!!

Hi All! I don't know if you've noticed but The Emerald Studio Etsy shop has been flooded with new kits!! I've been hard at work sourcing lots of lovely new laces, findings kits in my new Latte colour, and a few other little things to make bra making more beautiful! So...

[BAW 6]: Red Valentine & GIVEAWAY

[BAW 6]: Red Valentine & GIVEAWAY

Hi All! How excited are you for lace this month! I feel like I've really gotten away from lace over the last couple months with my love affair with bra tulle, but my love of lace is coming back to me pretty quickly! To help you get excited for lace month, I'm having a...

A Day of Making Bralettes

A Day of Making Bralettes

Hi All! I mentioned about a week back that I was having a Bralette Class at the The Emerald Studio, and I thought I'd share a bit of that day with you since it was such a fun time!! The day started out with a custom drafted pattern, a moment to get the sewing machines...

Bralette Class Coming to The Emerald Studio

Bralette Class Coming to The Emerald Studio

Hi All! I thought I would tell you about the first class coming up at The Emerald Studio! The first class is a bralette class on Friday the 15th of January! And there are still spots left!!    This class is a one-day class where you learn to make a bralette,...

Bra-A-Week Challenge 2016

Bra-A-Week Challenge 2016

Hi All!! It's 2016!!! YAY! And I have a very good feeling about this year 🙂 I thought I would kick off the start of this year with an announcement about the Bra-A-Week Challenge, and how it's going to look this year. I've decided to make a few changes to the...

Classes at The Emerald Studio!

Classes at The Emerald Studio!

Hi All, Today I wanted to tell you about something really exciting!! I'm having classes at my studio!! I now have my class list up and my calendar all set for January - April! Check out my class list and class calendar on my new website!   I'm teaching beginner...

What is Bra Tulle?

What is Bra Tulle?

Hi All! I woke up this morning and realized that I didn't have any good stories or cool pictures of my week for Saturday Life. It was a solid week of just average work stuff, which is pretty cool, don't get me wrong, but not quite as cool for blogging. So I thought,...

Saturday Life [21.11.15]: First Week in my Studio

Saturday Life [21.11.15]: First Week in my Studio

Hi All, This has been a very surreal week. The first week working in my studio. My Studio. It's a real thing! It's been so amazing having people drop in to say hi, ask about having a custom bra made, inquiring about my upcoming classes (post soon to come on that!!) It...